diarrheal and covid-19


August 27, 2020

What do diarrheal disease and COVID-19 have in common? The challenge of protecting children from diarrhea has never been a lack of technology or know-how, but from inequitable access to lifesaving tools. Inequity is often related to economics: whether it’s diarrhea or COVID-19, infectious disease always hits the poorest hardest. And in doing so, it […]

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recovery from covid-19

Recovery from COVID-19: Building a Healthier, Greener World

August 26, 2020

A healthy recovery from COVID-19 means building back better, building back greener. Globally, there are now more than 22 million reported cases of COVID-19, and 780,000 deaths. But it’s not just the numbers of cases and deaths that matter. In many countries, the number of patients who need hospitalization and advanced care remains high, putting […]

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rainy season

Protect Yourself from Non-Covid Diseases this Rainy Season

August 20, 2020

It’s the rainy season in Nigeria, however, this rainy season will not be the same as it used to be. Since the emergence of COVID 19, it has been an ongoing debate on how this virus will react to the changing weather conditions. Humid weather, reduced temperatures and rains predispose to many respiratory viral infections […]

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Coronavirus Disease

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

August 17, 2020

Content Overview Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID 19) in Nigeria Nigeria’s Response to Covid 19 Getting Tested for Covid 19 in Nigeria Symptoms Prevention People at Increased Risk Overview Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Coronaviruses […]

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CoronaVirus versus Poverty: The Reality of Most Lagosians

A short fictional story based on glimpses of the plight of the underprivileged across Lagos

May 26, 2020

After President Muhammadu Buhari announced the lockdown of Lagos, Ogun and Abuja to curtail the spread of  Coronavirus on the 29th of March 2020. In Lagos, we came out in our numbers filling supermarkets, markets and petroleum filling stations in an effort to get all the necessary supplies for the mandatory lockdown.  The usual traffic […]

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We are recruiting volunteers for COVID19 non-clinical response activities

March 12, 2020

EpidAlert is looking for interested persons seek to participate in non clinical activities in COVID19 outbreak response. We are specifically targeting, four major states in Nigeria – Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano. Fill the form below if you are interested in being a part of the response activities.

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A Risk Communication Strategy Planning Guide for the Management of SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Outbreak

March 3, 2020

You are leading or have been appointed to lead on Risk Communication for your organization in response to SARS-COV-2 Coronavirus Outbreak and you need help with starting? You are in the right place. EpidAlert is a Not-for-Profit Organization that applies communication and technology for prevention, detection and response to disease outbreaks. This tool is a […]

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Global HandWashing Day, 2019; Clean Hands For All

October 16, 2019

Every October 15 is Global Handwashing Day, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. This year’s theme “Clean Hands for All” follows the push to leave no one behind in the Sustainable Development […]

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Breaking: Ghana Reports Polio Outbreak

August 23, 2019

The Ghana Health Service reported a confirmed Poliomyelitis from National Polio Laboratory today. The case is a 2 years an 8 months old girl that presented with Acute Flaccid Paralysis at Chereponi District Hospital on 27th July 2019. In a press release signed by Director General of Ghana Health Service, Dr. Anthony Asare, today 23rd August […]

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Tuberculosis: Cause, Symptoms, Prevention and Cure

July 15, 2019

Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that usually affects the lungs. Despite being preventable and curable, TB remains the world’s deadliest infectious disease causing an estimated 1.6 million deaths globally in 2017. Currently, only one in three cases of TB are currently identified and properly treated in Nigeria. The more than 300,000 undiagnosed TB patients […]

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